European Port Closures

Due to the increased number of restrictions enforced by European governments to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, including the closure of all external EU borders for 30 days, there have been a number of ports which have closed.

Here's a list of the latest port closures: 


The French Government has announced strict confinement regulations for all areas of France and has closed multiple ports along the French Riviera:

  • Nice

  • Cros de Cagnes

  • Saint-Laurent du Var

  • Beaulieu Plaisance

  • Beaulieu Fourmis

  • Eze

  • Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

  • Cap d’Ail

For more infomation on the closure of these ports, click here.


Spain has officially closed its borders to neighbouring countries to help prevent the spread of the virus. President Armengol also announced the closure of all ports and airports on the Balearic islands.

If you are based in one of the local Spanish ports and are unsure of the regulations for your area, we advise contacting your port directly for further information. Here’s a list of all Ports/Marinas in Spain, including contact details.



Due to the high rates of the virus in Italy, there are strict travel restrictions in place until April 3rd 2020. We advise all crew based in Italy to contact each port directly to confirm their individual regulations. Here’s a list of all Ports/Marinas in Italy, including contact details.

Please note, this article was published on 20/03/2020. We have referred to verified sources and will update this list with information regarding wider European locations as soon as the status of other regions has been confirmed.